Therapy Centre teamA wide range of experienced, dedicated therapists
Altair De AlmeidaAcupuncture
I am passionate about helping people be the best that they can be. I have been immersed in Holistic Medicine for over 40 years. Licentiate in Acupuncture, Member of the British Acupuncture Council for over 20-years, now member of FHT (Federation of Holistic Therapists).
Anne BradshawChildbirth and Parenting Education
I am a mother, a wife and a grandmother and I care passionately about the benefits of massage. When I retired from my previous job, I decided to train with BCMB as a massage therapist and have never regretted this.
For 20 years I was a National Childbirth Trust Teacher in Worcester. As an Associate Midwifery Lecturer, I worked with Student Midwives for some years teaching Active Birth, and how to teach adults. For three years I was Parenting Education Consultant for Worcestershire Acute NHS Trust. For the past 5 years have practised as an Independent Childbirth Educator in Worcestershire.
Dr. ELISE KEARNEY
Dr Elise Kearney is a Chartered Consultant Clinical Psychologist. She completed her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at The University of Glasgow in 2002 and worked in the NHS for 17 years. More recently, after a break in practise to bring up her own young family, Dr Kearney has returned to practise privately at The Fold Therapies Centre.
I am qualified in clinical aromatherapy and therapeutic massage. I trained at the Institute of Traditional Herbal Medicine and Aromatherapy in London and am a member of the IFPA.
I also offer Natural Face Lift Massage which combines Indian Face Massage, acupressure, and lymphatic drainage on the face and neck.
James has been working with people holistically for two decades. He has spent many years teaching people to feel more at ease in their own bodies and environment through an array of disciplines, from hedgerow herbalism and edible plants to woodland skills such as animal tracking and traditional skills. His longtime interest in the human ability to self-heal was influenced from an early age by his maternal grandmother, who was also an alternative health practitioner.
James received his diploma in craniosacral therapy from Paul Vick at Resonance Training and is a member of the Craniosacral Therapy Association; he specialises in the biodynamic approach to craniosacral therapy.
JANE KNOTTArts for Health
I am a C.A.H.S.C. (Council for Anthroposophical Health and Social Care) Registered Therapeutic Arts Practitioner. I hold a B.A. Hons degree in Painting and Sculpture, a certificate in Steiner Education and a Post Graduate training in Anthroposophical Therapeutic Arts (membership City & Guilds Arts Therapy) I have a life-long passion for creativity and education which has invited and lit my way forward in my own struggles and challenges in life, promoting and celebrating self-discovery, meaning and ultimately, self-acceptance.
Julia FosterBowen Technique
With a degree in Human Biology I have always been in awe of the body and it’s ability to heal itself given the right conditions. A trip to Australia in 2007 was the beginning of my relationship with Bowen and my initial training was completed in 2010. I have since introduced Kinesiology into my practice, enabling me to explore the body’s needs , whether they be physical, emotional, chemical/ nutritional or energetic. I am fully insured and a member of the Federation of Holistic Therapists and Kinesiology Federation.
I am a qualified Reiki Master and have practiced Reiki for over 12 years. I live in awe of the miraculous results I get to see on people and animals. Many people have never experienced complete inner peace until they try Reiki.
It is such a privelege to start them on their journey and watch the healing take place physically and emotionally. I am also the author of ‘Living the Dream Is…’ which has featured in national magazines as a recommended self help book for 2018. Available to buy through Amazon and selected bookstores.
Sarah CohenMassage & Bodywork
Indian Head Massage
I work both as a massage therapist and teach holistic and Indian Head massage to a professional level at the Fold as part of the Bristol College of Massage and Bodywork.
I qualified with BCMB with a level 4 qualification awarded by the Massage Training Institute and am on the CNHC register.
Sarah-Jane SaullCraniosacral Therapy
I am passionate about craniosacral therapy and how it helps bring people in to a more healthy relationship with themselves. Empowering people to reconnect to their own body, mind and spirit is a privilege.
I completed my training in July 2017 and am a member of the CSTA and a member of the UK Reiki Federation.
Dr. Tammy EsrichClinical Adult Psychology
Tammy is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist. She completed her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Edinburgh University in 1997 and has worked for 20 years as a Clinical Psychologist in the NHS. She currently works part time in an adult Palliative Care Team in Worcestershire.
She is a member of the British Psychological Society and is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
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